Defending Religious Freedom in Political Rhetoric on Syrian Refugees

Syria is in the middle of a civil war in which mass killings, biological weapons, torture and bombings are all tools wielded to inspire fear and suffering in civilians. Syrian citizens have left the country for months with very few places to turn. Many flee to surrounding countries. However, there is

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Despite Sanders’ Praise, ‘Nordic Model’ Will Not Work for U.S.

“What’s wrong with that?” Bernie Sanders answered, almost defensively, to George Stephanopoulos on the Late Night Show on Sept. 18. What is wrong with higher voter turnout with free undergraduate school and better retirement benefits? He enumerated on democratic socialism, and specifically, how America could benefit from the Nordic Model. Who wouldn’t

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Rhetoric on Ahmed’s Clock Distracts From Discussion of Islamophobia

On Sept. 14 in Irving, Texas, fourteen-year-old Muslim student Ahmed Mohamed brought a homemade alarm clock to school. The clock was contained in a square, black pencil case with an array of wires running from the computer board to the battery to the on-and-off switch. Mohamed's first period teacher praised him on his

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